to exit poverty for good
KKI exists to empower Indonesia's poor and vulnerables through 3-step approach
Our members are women who own micro business and earn USD1-5/ day. We are based in Cilincing, one of the poorest districts in Jakarta.
79% saved voluntarily
Improvements in House Conditions
25% saw improvements in housing conditions after 2 years
25% acquired at least one new asset such as motorcycle, fridge, washing machine, or TV after 2 years
5% were able to own a house after 2 years
News, events, & careers
KKI Leadership Team consists of dedicated, young professionals who left private sector to serve the poor.
KKI was founded by Leonardo Kamilius in 2011, with Lucyana Siregar as co-founder. At 25, they had a strong calling to make significant positive impacts to help others in need. Leon and Lucy started by learning and adopting Grameen model, pioneered by Mohammad Yunus who won a Nobel Prize for developing microcredit. Read more.